Chinese windmill palm
A single straight trunk with leaves that are fan-shaped and divided into narrow leaflets.
A fast growing tree, rapidly maturing and producing a lot of seeds that are released in late summer.
Can reach 30m in height. It's flowers have a fragrant smell and hang in droopy clusters.
A deciduous shrub or small tree, spreading or thicket forming with suckering roots and smooth bark.
Kauri dieback disease
Kauri dieback disease is both incurable and fatal in kauri trees - potentially threatening the existence of whole kauri forests.
An evergreen tree with smooth bark and whitish flowers which are followed by bunches of berry-like fruit.
The Phoenix palm can grow up to 18m tall with sharp spines and originates from the Canary Islands.
Sydney golden wattle
Native to Australia where, even in its native habitat, it is considered a pest of some coastal areas.
Grows rapidly and produces a large number of seeds, which birds eat and disperse widely.
The Taiwan cherry has red/pink and bell shaped flowers which appear from July to September.